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Karl Schmid

Karl Schmid

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Karl Schmid

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Graduate Program in Social Anthropology, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2007

Dr. Schmid completed his PhD with a thesis on tourism development in the city of Luxor (Ancient Thebes). It reveals how extensive tourism development can marginalize and even criminalize local residents. Another dimension of this work was an exploration of the reshaping of this World Heritage site by multilateral institutions and governments, including the World Bank, UNESCO, UNDP, and the Egyptian government. Prof. Schmid’s archival and corporate research in Cairo, London, and at the Thomas Cook Archives in Peterborough, England, added to an understanding of the transformation of Egypt and Luxor by the Cooks travel company, the dragomans (early tour guides), and travellers arriving in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

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